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Swinhope, Lincolnshire

Historical Description

Swinhope, a small village and a parish in Lincolnshire, 6¼ miles WSW of North Thoresby station on the East Lincolnshire branch of the G.N.R., and 7 SE of Caistor. Post town, Grimsby; money order and telegraph office, Binbrook. Acreage, 1323; population, 106. The manor, with most of the land and Swinhope House, belongs to the Alington family. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lincoln; gross value, £243. The church is an ancient building of stone in the Gothic style.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyLincolnshire 
Ecclesiastical parishSwinhope St. Helen 
Poor Law unionCaistor 
WapentakeBradley-Haverstoe 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.


Church Records

Findmypast, in conjunction with the Lincolnshire Archives, have the following parish records online for Swinhope:

BaptismsBannsMarriagesBurials
1697-1812 1700-18351697-1812

Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Swinhope from the following:


Genealogy

We have transcribed the pedigree of the family of Alington, of Swinhope, from Burke's Landed Gentry, 1879.


Maps

Online maps of Swinhope are available from a number of sites:


Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Lincolnshire papers online:

DistrictWest Lindsey
CountyLincolnshire
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Postal districtLN8
Post TownMarket Rasen